Nearly a month has gone by since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines. Amid the devastation, it remains very difficult as you can imagine to get details of how things are progressing but I do want to give you a brief update and tell you about the fantastic response from our supporters in the UK so far. 722 more words
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1:43pm Monday 2nd December 2013 in News in brief from Lancashire Evening Telegraph.
An appeal by St John the Baptist and Christ the King churches, supported by local schoolchildren, has raised a huge amount for the victims of the typhoon which hit the Phillippines. 36 more words
Super Typhoon Haiyan, struck Philippines on 8 Nov., killed more than 5,200 people, 13 million affected and almost 4.3 million displaced. Victims are in dire needs, and some of them lost their homes and even saw their beloved ones swept to their deaths in the storm surge. 396 more words
As the Disasters Emergency Committee joint appeal draws to a close, a Cambridge-based trainee priest from the Philippines has urged people to keep donating to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
CAFOD has given an initial £250,000 to provide vital humanitarian aid to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. The funds will go to CAFOD’s local Caritas church partners to meet the immediate needs for food, clean water, shelter, medical supplies and sanitation. 395 more words